Fragment of silk

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 17th or early 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.5 x 15 cm (5 5/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

09.148

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Fragment of silk with design of flowering cherry branches and leaves in bright green silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a white satin ground.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor in Japan. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 9, 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection